Hire date = March 27Attempted enroll date = May 1Benefits may be elected during the fall open enrollment period and will begin January 1 the following year Newly-hired ACADEMIC CONTRACT FACULTY ONLY: Benefits coverage will begin on the first day of the contract IF the contract date is the first day of the month.
Otherwise, benefits coverage will begin on the first day of the month following the contract date.
For more information about the VHIC card, please visit the VHIC web page Veterans already enrolled in VA health care can update their personal information such as income, address and insurance information, by completing VA Form 10-10EZR, Renewal Application for Health Benefits, available online, by visiting their local VA or by calling 1-877-222-VETS 8am to 8pm Mon through Friday, EST.
Enrolled Veterans who are receiving health care benefits, and are later determined to not be eligible for enrollment will be notified via letter 60 days prior to disenrollment.
New faculty should remember to meet the initial 30-day enrollment deadline or they must wait until the fall open enrollment period to enroll in benefits.
Once your application for enrollment is verified, contact your local VA medical center Enrollment Coordinator to arrange to have your picture taken for the new VHIC, or you may request a new VHIC at the next VA health care appointment.
The latest indicates 42 percent of Veterans are not aware of VA health care benefits, while 26 percent reported that they did not know how to apply.
Under C4C, VA will call Veterans shortly after their separation from military service.
If you are unable to be enrolled or you disagree with the enrollment decision, you may appeal the decision.
The handbook will contain information on the appeal process and if you are not able to be enrolled, VA will notify you by letter or the reason why you cannot be enrolled.